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VSON Podcast


Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Bill Sterett is an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, and the Head Team Doc for the U.S. Women's Alpine Team. He talks with Cortis all about the fascinating topic of biologics. Do biologics such as stem cells, PRPs, and growth factors actually help with healing? Dr. Sterett gives us an answer and then he tells us how he uses biologics for his patients. He also talks about injuries to female athletes and gives his predictions for the upcoming Alpine Ski Season.

Helpful links and resources:

  1. Study on Stem Cell Treatment for Ligament Repair and Reconstruction:https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12178-019-09580-4
  2. Dr. Sterett's Female ACL Website with tips for female athletes:https://www.thefemaleacl.com/
  3. Article on biologics in orthopaedic surgery from Dr. Sterett:https://williamsterett.com/blog-dr-william-sterett/biologics